• Help Needed for Families of Letterkenny Explosion Victims August 16, 2018
    A second NFFE-IAM Local 1429 member has passed away after a July 19 workplace explosion at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, PA. The post Help Needed for Families of Letterkenny Explosion Victims appeared first on IAMAW.
  • Machinists Helping NASA Touch the Sun August 16, 2018
    NASA recently launched a spacecraft to the Sun to explore the secrets behind the solar wind's speeds. IAM members played a huge role in making this mission a reality. The post Machinists Helping NASA Touch the Sun appeared first on IAMAW.
  • The Devil Is in the Details August 14, 2018
    Before a pilot can hit the skies, he or she needs to practice and ends up logging a lot hours on flight simulators before ever leaving the ground.  These training machines have become invaluable tools for pilots.  The post The Devil Is in the Details appeared first on IAMAW.
  • La Crosse IAM Locals 21 & 1115 on Strike Against Trane August 12, 2018
    Members of IAM Local 21 and 1115, employed at heating and air conditioning-manufacturer Trane Co., are on strike today after voting down the company’s proposed contract offer in La Crosse, WI Saturday. Key sticking points include wages, mandatory overtime, healthcare, no-fault attendance system, contingent work force, and retirement benefits. The nearly 500 production, maintenance and […]
  • Missouri Families Win as RTW is Defeated August 9, 2018
    Missourians sent a clear message to their state lawmakers Tuesday by overwhelmingly voting to overturn the anti-worker right-to-work law by a 2-1 margin. Union supporters in the state worked extremely hard the past year educating voters on the negative impact right-to-work will have on everyone in the state, not just union workers. Watch the Live […]
  • Stop the Layoffs at Red River August 9, 2018
    Machinists Union International President Robert Martinez Jr. and National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) President Randy L. Erwin sent a joint letter to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott expressing serious concern regarding the impact of the planned layoff of 306 IAM members at the Red River Army Depot (RRAD) in Texarkana, Texas. The planned layoff comes less than three […]
  • Martinez Appoints Williams as Education Representative August 9, 2018
    IAM International President Robert Martinez, Jr. has appointed Douglas Williams as an Education Representative at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD, effective August 1, 2018. “I am proud to be able to fill the vacancy at the Winpisinger Center created by the retirement of Education Representative Greg Murray,” said Martinez. […]
  • Uber and Lyft Drivers Celebrate Passage of Historic Legislation August 9, 2018
    After a two-year campaign by the Independent Drivers Guild, New York City officials voted to pass the nation’s first legislation to close the minimum wage loophole for companies like Uber and Lyft and require a minimum pay rate for app-based drivers. The City Council also passed additional FHV bills, including the temporary cap on for-hire […]
  • Missouri Victory, A. Philip Randolph Institute and Labor Council for Latin American Advancement on Activate L!VE August 9, 2018
    Live reports from Missouri, Arizona and Puerto Rico made for a big show on this week’s Activate L!VE. If you weren’t able to see it live, you can watch it now or anytime on Facebook, YouTube or Twitter. Kelly Street and Brian Simmons brought us up to date on how IAM members in Missouri tirelessly […]
  • Missouri Members Out to Defeat Prop A August 7, 2018
    All eyes are on Missouri today as the people of the state get the chance to overturn the anti-worker “right-to-work-for-less” legislation. Workers across the state are hitting the polls and encouraging others to “Vote No on Prop A.” Social media is abuzz with posts supporting the working families of Missouri. Here are just a few: […]
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